Patrick Grove

Chairman and CEO of Catcha Investment Corp

Since founding Catcha Group in 1999, Patrick has built an extensive track record of founding, building, acquiring, listing, and growing both private and public Southeast Asian digital businesses. Today, he is widely recognized as one of the leading entrepreneurs in the region, having founded and taken 5 digital businesses from their early stages to initial public offering in Australia and Southeast Asia, including the iProperty Group – which was acquired by REA Group in 2016 in one of the largest ever acquisitions of a Southeast Asian internet company at the time; iCar Asia, an operator of leading automobile marketplaces in Southeast Asia; and Frontier Digital Ventures, an owner and operator of leading online marketplaces in frontier markets.

Patrick is also Chairman and CEO of Catcha Investment Corp, a blank check company targeting technology businesses in Southeast Asia and Australia that was listed on the NYSE in February 2021.
Today, Patrick is passionate about leveraging Catcha’s entrepreneurial and capital markets expertise to help great tech entrepreneurs scale and take their companies to the public markets.

He has been independently and widely recognized by a number of international awards, including Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum; New Asian Leader by the World Economic Forum; Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the Australian Chamber of Commerce, Singapore; Asia’s Best Young Entrepreneur by Bloomberg Business; and the University of Sydney’s 2021 Alumni Award for International Achievement.